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Train Simulator 2013 announced for September release

11:10 AM, Aug 15, 2012   |    comments
'Train Simulator 2013' for PC.
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The sequel to Train Simulator 2012, titled Train Simulator 2013, will launch simultaneously worldwide on September 20 for PC.

Developed by Ltd., Train Simulator 2013 continues the standards set by previous entries into the franchise by promising to be the most advanced train simulator in the world.  Every aspect of gameplay and the in-game environment is designed to make the player feel like they are controlling a real locomotive.  Train Simulator 2013 is said to feature improved graphics and additional content, as well as new control options make the simulator easier than ever to operate.  Furthermore, for the first time, the game will support the Microsoft Xbox 360 to enable players to get away from their desks and drive in front of their TVs.  Players around the world will also be able combine efforts to complete scenarios via Relay Play.  

Also, for the first time, Steam Workshop will be fully integrated into Train Simulator 2013.  This will allow users to create and share content with players from all over the world. 

"The huge community that has developed around this game is incredibly productive, and they have great ideas for new content that can be created," said Paul Jackson OBE, CEO of  "The integration of Steam Workshop allows them to express their vision and easily share it with other users.  The all new multiplayer Relay Play will allow friends anywhere in the world to join forces to complete scenarios.  Advances in control options and menus will make the experience more accessible to newcomers while offering enhanced and more immersive gameplay to everyone."

In addition to improved graphics and performance, Train Simulator 2013 features exciting new local content including highly-detailed locomotives and routes, each painstakingly recreated to offer hours of driving challenges.  The game will also have a new interface designed to make it simpler to select and drive trains on different routes, complete with improved weather effects.


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